Tag: Regional integration

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 18  News
Profiled African trade and regional integration events: (I) The 24th ARSO General Assembly starts today in Durban on the theme: One Africa One Market – the role of standard...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jun 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Niger becomes the fourth state to deposit its instrument of ratification with the African Union Starting today, in Cape Town: COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripar...
Promoting private sector development as a driver of regional integration in Southern Africa

Promoting private sector development as a driver of regional integration in Southern Africa

11 Jun 18  News
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for Southern Africa in collaboration with the African Union Southern Africa Regional Office (AU-SARO) and Africa Business Group (ABG...
Free trade in Africa: Opportunities for Canada

Free trade in Africa: Opportunities for Canada

29 May 18  News
As part of its 2nd Annual Africa Day Celebration in Ottawa, the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business on 24 May 2018 held a presentation / panel discussion on the African Continental F...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 May 18  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: National stakeholders’ sensitization and consultations, conducted by the NOTN, continue this week. Today’s consultation will be held in Calabar (South-S...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 May 18  News
Diarise: The private sector and regional integration in Southern Africa – accelerating opportunities for investment and growth (11-13 June, Lilongwe) Selected commentaries: Pie...
Key Statistics and Trends in Economic Integration: ACP Region

Key Statistics and Trends in Economic Integration: ACP Region

25 May 18  News
The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) was established by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975 to negotiate and implement cooperation treaties with the European Union....
COMESA-EAC-SADC Immigration Chiefs discuss free movement

COMESA-EAC-SADC Immigration Chiefs discuss free movement

25 May 18  News
Chiefs of Immigration departments from the COMESA, EAC and SADC regions held a two-day meeting in Nairobi this week to discuss ways of introducing free movement of business persons...
Developing an inclusive South Africa: World Bank Group releases its Systematic Country Diagnostic

Developing an inclusive South Africa: World Bank Group releases its Systematic Country Diagnostic

16 May 18  News
South Africa can achieve more inclusive and sustainable development with coordinated reforms across a broad range of areas that maximize development impact and address constraints ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Niger has completed domestic ratification processes and is expected to deposit the ratification instruments shortly with the AU; Rwanda inches closer...
New strategic directions of the ECA: Putting ideas into action for an empowered and transformed Africa

New strategic directions of the ECA: Putting ideas into action for an empowered and transformed Africa

11 May 18  News
The year 2018 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The occasion presents an opportunity to reflect on the contribution o...
tralac training for Journalists – Cape Town, 9-10 May 2018

tralac training for Journalists – Cape Town, 9-10 May 2018

07 May 18  Event
Reporting on trade and integration matters for Africa: a training course for journalists The Trade Law Centre (tralac) aims to build capacity for Africa to trade better. To this e...
SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

03 May 18  News
The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum is expected to accelerate the promotion of private sector-led economic growth by encouraging networking among African and Japanese co...
How effective will Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area be?

How effective will Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area be?

26 Apr 18  News
Last month, 44 African nations gathered in Kigali to sign an agreement establishing a framework for the world’s largest free trade area (FTA) since the creation of the World Trad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Apr 18  News
Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development: 51st Session of the Commission (11-15 May, Addis Ababa) (i) Assessment of progress on regional integ...
2018 Conference of Ministers: AfCFTA and fiscal space for jobs and economic diversification

2018 Conference of Ministers: AfCFTA and fiscal space for jobs and economic diversification

23 Apr 18  News
The 51st session of the Economic Commission for Africa and the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will be held at the United Nations...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Apr 18  News
Next week, in Libreville, Gabon: Building Africa’s negotiating capacity for improved terms of engagement with the rest of the world (23-27 April) Africa’s Pulse: Boosting acce...
COMESA holds workshop to enhance regional integration programme

COMESA holds workshop to enhance regional integration programme

18 Apr 18  News
The final activity of a project that aims at contributing to COMESA’s overall goals of having sustainable economic development and poverty reduction in the region was held in Lus...
A step forward for free trade in the ECCAS sub-region

A step forward for free trade in the ECCAS sub-region

18 Apr 18  News
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is launching a campaign to have all countries of the ECCAS sub-regional bloc operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff (k...
South-South digital cooperation for industrialization: A regional integration agenda

South-South digital cooperation for industrialization: A regional integration agenda

17 Apr 18  News
This UNCTAD paper discusses the various components of digital infrastructure to de-mystify digital economy and examines the reasons for growth of big-tech firms and the source of t...